Tag: travel trends

Trends in Study Abroad: 2014 Open Doors Recap

The Institute of International Education (IIE) recently released the 2014 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Open Doors, which is supported by a grant from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, is a comprehensive informational resource on international students studying at academic institutions in the U.S., as… Read more »

Top Business Travel Headlines of 2014: A Retrospective

Ebola chart

From the Malaysian Airlines crash in early March to the Ebola epidemic that continues to devastate West Africa, 2014 was certainly a big year in terms of noteworthy travel headlines. As December comes to an end, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most significant business travel stories that shook the world this past… Read more »

10 Unique Holiday Gift Ideas for Business Travelers

Need a holiday gift idea for the frequent business traveler in your life? (Or, are you a frequent business traveler looking to treat yourself?) Fear not – we’ve scouted some out-of-the-box, fun, and even practical gift ideas that will be sure to impress even the pickiest business traveler in your life. Happy shopping! What business… Read more »

5 Great International Hotel Ideas for Your Next Business Event

Emirates Palace business event

If you’ve already read our post highlighting the Top 10 Trends for Corporate Meeting Planning, you know that choosing a great location and venue has become a top priority for meeting planners. In fact, a survey conducted by hospitality management company, Destination Hotels & Resorts, found that venue rates alone are no longer the clear-cut… Read more »

Business Travel Risks: What Companies Need to Know [INFOGRAPHIC]

Business travel risks

Health scares. Natural disasters. Political unrest. Unfortunately, unpredictable events like these are a reality in today’s global environment, and recent headlines have many businesses taking a good, hard look at business travel risks and how to protect their people abroad. In fact, 80% of travelers believe their companies have a legal obligation to protect them abroad. [1]… Read more »

The Top 10 Trends for Corporate Meeting Planning

Business meeting

With summer coming to an end, it’s time for every event organizer’s busiest time of year – the start of a new conference season! If you’re responsible for planning a conference or corporate meeting on your company’s behalf, consider these trends shaping today’s corporate events: 1. Location, location, location: A survey conducted by hospitality management… Read more »

10 Simple Steps to Greener Business Travel

You’re probably already aware that Americans consume a disproportionate amount of the world’s resources. In fact, The United States has the largest per capita carbon emissions in the world with each person’s carbon footprint weighing in at a whopping 17.6 tons. Some additional perspective: as an American, you’re consuming as much energy as 31 of… Read more »

Top Destinations to Visit in 2014

Traveler at Narikala Fortress, Tbilisi Georgia

  You’ve read our post on top travel predictions for 2014, so now it’s time to decide where to head next. Whether you’re planning a getaway with your family or looking for a new destination for your company’s annual meeting, the new year brings a fresh outlook on travel destinations. We’ve compiled a list of… Read more »

A Look Ahead: Top Business Travel Predictions for 2014

Predictions for business travel in 2014 include an increase in travel spending

As we embark on a new year, we can only speculate what 2014 will bring to the travel industry. To keep you looking forward, we’ve compiled a list of travel predictions for the year to come. We’re curious to see if any of these expectations will prove true! 1)      Business Travel Spending Increase – Gearing… Read more »

10 Business Travel Resolutions to Make This Year

THe start of 2014 is a good time to make travel resolutions

A fresh new year is upon us and perhaps you have some career-oriented goals in mind — get a promotion, land that big account, find a new job (to name a few). But for those of us who frequently hit the road, have you thought of adding some business travel resolutions to your list? Here… Read more »